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Anne Klein

Anne Klein & Company

1968 - 1974

Fabric & Apparel

1960 b. 1923
Born-Died1923 - 1974
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
FatherOwner, Small Business
Era - 1960

Klein played a major role in re-inventing the fashion industry. She founded Junior Sophisticates, where the clothing had classic lines, and incorporated this look in Anne Klein and Company when it began in 1968. Kleinís unique style of interchangeable separates was later adopted by lines such as Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, and Liz Claiborne. This began a new, wholly American look for working women.